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September 19, 2014: Asle Jonassen, a guest in the Digital Inn, has sent us transcriptions of rentrolls for landed property in Helgeland bailiff, Nordland county. They are from various years between 1705 and 1744. See the list of the Most Recent 100 for links to the search forms.

September 17, 2014 : We have added more records from probated indexes. There are with links to the scanned probate protocols. There are also tax records from the 18th century and records from the 1660s-census for Norderhov parish in Buskerud county. See the list of the Most Recent 100  for details.

September 12, 2014: More scanned sources are available. For the 1891 Census, census lists from Nordland county  has been added. From the Regional State Archives in Stavanger, more documents in the Oil and Gas Records have been added, this time Norsk-Amerikansk Petroleumscompani A/S  and Norsk Brændselolje A/S.   Lastly, Heljar Westlie has scanned a tax assessment protocol for Vestre Toten 1896-1898  from the archives of Vestre Toten municipality.

September 11, 2014: Transcribed church records from Vardal and Vestre Toten in Oppland county are now availabe on our site . These records are transcribed by members of Gjøvik og Toten slektshistorielag (Gjøvik and Toten genealogical society). Please see the list of the Most Recent 100  for details.

September 9, 2014: We have published baptisms records for Bjelland in Vest-Agder county and Meløy in Nordland county.  The records are transcribed by guests in the Digital Inn: Knut Røysland and Knut-Ole Einvik.

September 3, 2014 : We have published church records from Haram in Møre og Romsdal county and Skjeberg in Østfold county, as well as a register of literacy and religion (called "sjeleregister" in Norwegian) from Hjartdal in Telemark county and the vicar's census from the 1660s for Modum in Buskerud parish. They are all transcribed by frequent guests in the Digital Inn. The list of Most Recent 100  will have links to the search forms.

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Updated: The old version of the Digital Archives will be available until end of 2014


From April 1, 2014 the old version of the Digital Archives is available from a link on the home site of the Digital Archives. It will remain available until end of 2014. Read more...

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